Worn to Ford's Theater the night Lincoln was assassinated.

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Can you tell by whom it was worn?

I always found the story of Clara Harris's bloodied dress fascinating.
Clara Harris was the fiancee of Major Rathbone and sat in the presidential box with the Pres. and Mrs. Lincoln that fateful evening (perhaps because Genl. and Mrs. Grant did not attend). There is a spooky story about that dress, including madness and even murder (that happened in my hometown of Hannover). After the death of his parents their son burnt that dress because he said it was the cause of much evil.
http://civilwarwomenblog.com/clara-harris-rathbone/
But some parts must have remained and were shown in 2015 in a special exhibition at Ford's Theater.
 

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Hadn't heard the dress was involved. Poor Rathbone felt the weight of having been present when Lincoln was murdered and could not prevent it despite being stabbed himself- slowly drove him insane. It is an awful, tragic story. Two people who should have been allowed to have their whole lives ahead of them were also murdered by Booth, if you think about it.

He was truly, genuinely heroic that night, not sure the man ever received his due in the chaos and mourning afterwards. Poor guy always blamed himself for Lincoln's death which is absurd- Booth was responsible for that.
 
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